The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Perl
Rank 100 100 115
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Perl 78 108 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.24% 2.01% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 4.38% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 90 78
Median daily rate £550 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £390 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Perl
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1687 2463 2469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.50% 45.81% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 2055 1894
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £19.81 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £187.50 £116.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Perl as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Perl also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Perl.

1 115 (64.61%) Linux
2 111 (62.36%) Python
3 90 (50.56%) Unix
4 65 (36.52%) Java
4 65 (36.52%) Finance
5 61 (34.27%) Puppet
6 58 (32.58%) DevOps
7 54 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (29.78%) Bash Shell
9 48 (26.97%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (25.28%) SQL
11 44 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (24.72%) Opscode Chef
12 42 (23.60%) Ruby
12 42 (23.60%) Windows
13 41 (23.03%) Oracle
13 41 (23.03%) Ansible
14 37 (20.79%) Jenkins
15 36 (20.22%) Banking
16 31 (17.42%) HTML
16 31 (17.42%) Shell Script
17 29 (16.29%) ITIL
18 28 (15.73%) XML
19 27 (15.17%) Red Hat
19 27 (15.17%) Active Directory
20 26 (14.61%) JavaScript
20 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
21 25 (14.04%) Apache
21 25 (14.04%) LDAP
21 25 (14.04%) PowerShell

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (14.04%) Apache
2 21 (11.80%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.06%) JBoss
3 9 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.49%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.93%) IIS
6 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.25%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.69%) nginx
8 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.12%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.56%) Confluence
10 1 (0.56%) Drupal
10 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.56%) Jetty
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Relativity
2 1 (0.56%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.56%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.56%) RMDS
2 1 (0.56%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.97%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.37%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.81%) PaaS
5 3 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.12%) Apcera
6 2 (1.12%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.12%) Route 53
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.04%) LDAP
2 23 (12.92%) DNS
3 22 (12.36%) HTTP
4 19 (10.67%) TCP/IP
5 17 (9.55%) Firewall
6 14 (7.87%) LAN
7 12 (6.74%) SSL
7 12 (6.74%) WAN
8 7 (3.93%) SAN
8 7 (3.93%) VPN
9 6 (3.37%) SSH
10 5 (2.81%) FTP
10 5 (2.81%) Internet
11 4 (2.25%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.25%) NAS
12 3 (1.69%) MPLS
12 3 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (1.69%) SMTP
12 3 (1.69%) Wireless
12 3 (1.69%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.74%) MySQL
2 12 (6.74%) Oracle Database
2 12 (6.74%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.37%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.37%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.25%) DB2
5 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.69%) Data Mart
6 3 (1.69%) Redis
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.12%) Big Data
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.12%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 37 (20.79%) Jenkins
2 13 (7.30%) Hudson
3 11 (6.18%) Subversion
4 8 (4.49%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.93%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.25%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (1.69%) JIRA
7 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.69%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.12%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.12%) Introscope
8 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.12%) Selenium
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.56%) Maven
9 1 (0.56%) NUnit
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 65 (36.52%) Finance
2 36 (20.22%) Banking
3 19 (10.67%) Financial Institution
4 11 (6.18%) Retail
5 10 (5.62%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.81%) Front Office
7 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.12%) Publishing
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (26.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (17.42%) Developer
3 20 (11.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 16 (8.99%) Administrator
4 16 (8.99%) Unix Engineer
5 15 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) Analyst
6 13 (7.30%) Java Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.62%) Perl Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) Implementation Specialist
8 9 (5.06%) ITSM Specialist
9 7 (3.93%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) AWS DevOps
9 7 (3.93%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (3.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.37%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.42%) HTML
2 28 (15.73%) XML
3 17 (9.55%) CSS
4 14 (7.87%) .NET
4 14 (7.87%) Web Services
5 13 (7.30%) Ajax
6 9 (5.06%) Node.js
7 8 (4.49%) Middleware
8 7 (3.93%) LAMP
8 7 (3.93%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (3.37%) jQuery
10 5 (2.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.81%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (2.81%) RESTful
10 5 (2.81%) XSLT
11 4 (2.25%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (2.25%) JSON
11 4 (2.25%) SOAP
12 3 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Public Cloud
2 15 (8.43%) Clustering
3 14 (7.87%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.62%) Equities
4 10 (5.62%) Fixed Income
5 9 (5.06%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.37%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.37%) Derivative
7 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.69%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.12%) User Experience
11 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 115 (64.61%) Linux
2 90 (50.56%) Unix
3 42 (23.60%) Windows
4 25 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (8.99%) Ubuntu
6 13 (7.30%) Solaris
6 13 (7.30%) Windows Server
7 11 (6.18%) AIX
8 8 (4.49%) CentOS
9 6 (3.37%) SUSE
10 5 (2.81%) Debian
10 5 (2.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.12%) Fedora
12 2 (1.12%) Mesosphere
12 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.58%) DevOps
2 54 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (16.29%) ITIL
5 24 (13.48%) Configuration Management
6 18 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (10.11%) Project Management
7 16 (8.99%) ITIL V3
8 15 (8.43%) High Availability
9 13 (7.30%) Incident Management
9 13 (7.30%) Service Management
9 13 (7.30%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.74%) Problem Management
10 12 (6.74%) Web Operations
11 11 (6.18%) Change Management
11 11 (6.18%) ITSM
11 11 (6.18%) Open Source
11 11 (6.18%) Security Hardening
12 10 (5.62%) Migration
13 9 (5.06%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 111 (62.36%) Python
2 65 (36.52%) Java
3 53 (29.78%) Bash Shell
4 45 (25.28%) SQL
5 42 (23.60%) Ruby
6 31 (17.42%) Shell Script
7 26 (14.61%) JavaScript
8 25 (14.04%) PowerShell
9 22 (12.36%) PHP
10 19 (10.67%) C++
11 14 (7.87%) C
12 6 (3.37%) C#
13 5 (2.81%) Korn
14 4 (2.25%) VB
15 3 (1.69%) AWK
15 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.69%) sed
16 2 (1.12%) VBA
17 1 (0.56%) Go
17 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.87%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) PMP
3 9 (5.06%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.81%) CISM
4 5 (2.81%) CISSP
5 3 (1.69%) CISA
6 2 (1.12%) CCNA
6 2 (1.12%) CCNP
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.56%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.56%) OSCP
7 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (15.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.43%) Docker
3 11 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.69%) NFS
4 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.12%) KVM
5 2 (1.12%) Postfix
5 2 (1.12%) Samba
5 2 (1.12%) Snort
5 2 (1.12%) Squid
5 2 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) oVirt
6 1 (0.56%) RHEV
6 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.56%) StorNext
6 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (34.27%) Puppet
2 44 (24.72%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (23.03%) Ansible
4 9 (5.06%) Nagios
5 7 (3.93%) Salt
6 6 (3.37%) Control-M
7 4 (2.25%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.69%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (1.69%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.69%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.69%) Terraform
9 2 (1.12%) Dollar Universe
9 2 (1.12%) Kibana
9 2 (1.12%) Mesos
9 2 (1.12%) Netcool
9 2 (1.12%) SCOM
9 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (23.03%) Oracle
2 27 (15.17%) Red Hat
3 23 (12.92%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.87%) VMware
5 12 (6.74%) Atlassian
6 10 (5.62%) Splunk
6 10 (5.62%) Sybase
7 6 (3.37%) BMC
7 6 (3.37%) Cisco
7 6 (3.37%) TOWER Software
8 5 (2.81%) IBM
8 5 (2.81%) Veritas
9 4 (2.25%) HP
9 4 (2.25%) Informatica
9 4 (2.25%) Serena
10 3 (1.69%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (1.69%) EMC
10 3 (1.69%) Murex
10 3 (1.69%) Rackspace
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